Pastor Amel Lafleur was summoned to court for "public contempt of decency and disturbance of social order," in January. Photo via Amel Lafleur's Facebook page

CAP-HAITIEN — A prominent pastor in Port-au-Prince was summoned to court after making a woman he identified as his daughter sit on his lap to show a sexual position during a live streamed church service in December.

The pastor, Amel Lafleur, also kissed the woman on the lips, smacked her buttocks and touched her breast during the service at the Church of God of the Narrow Door of Delmas 33.


Pastor Amel Lafleur was invited to court for kissing, inappropriately touching his daughter and showing a sex position with her during service.

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Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019.